The Team

Bruno Usai

Bruno Usai - Chief Investment Officer

Bruno has more than 25 years of fixed income and rates trading experience. Prior to joining the firm in 2006 to set up and launch the Pelagus Capital Fund, Bruno's career has developed within trading departments of European Banking Institutions in London, Paris and Milan.

Bruno has comprehensive knowledge and skill set managing complex portfolios of derivatives and fixed income securities, heading both market making and proprietary trading desks, monitoring their performance within a "best practice" risk management framework. He holds a degree in Economics and Social Studies (DES) from the Bocconi University of Milan.

Chris Olive

Chris Olive - Chief Operating Officer

Chris has over 15 years experience in financial markets at both banks and hedge funds. Prior to joining Mavors Investment Managers Chris spent 12years at Brevan Howard Asset Management, initially in a trading role and then latterly as part of the COO team covering the full range of FICC products. Whilst at Brevan Howard, Chris was also responsible for relationship management as well as for developing and enhancing infrastructure and electronic trading platforms.

Investment Team

The investment team comprises of two investment managers supported by quantitative analysts. The investment managers' combined experience in fixed income markets exceeds thirty years. Quantitative analysts are drawn from a variety of academic backgrounds and qualifications, including PhDs in Electronic Engineering, Computational Optimisation and Finance, and Mechanical Engineering. The investment managers control a single portfolio on a discretionary basis.

The team's diverse qualifications, academic backgrounds and their experience are harnessed in every aspect of the investment processes through to investment execution to ensure well-founded investment strategies are in place.

The firm is proud of its diversified and well-balanced team. Each member offers extensive experience and high levels of knowledge and expertise in their specific sphere of activity, and when combined, the team provides invaluable insights, perspectives and understanding of the fixed income markets, governance and regulatory environment.

Our primary focus is on drawdown risk while aiming to provide stable and uncorrelated returns.